Early-attested site in the Parish of Elkstone
- Coc(k)leford 1327 SR 1727 Will
Cockleford, Coc (k )leford 1327SR (p), 1727 Will. 'Ford where darnel or tares grow', v. coccel , ford . But it is possible that the first el. is the ME surname Cotel as in the earlier forms of Comb End (v. foll.).